Original article by Paul Smith
The Australian Financial Review – Page: 12 : 8-Mar-19
Google does not want new rules and penalties for failing to remove copyright-infringing content to be introduced. The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission stated in its interim report on digital platforms that Australian rights holders struggle to get copyright-infringing content removed quickly from digital platforms, and recommended tougher rules in this area. Google contends that new regulations would harm Australia’s technology sector, as does lobby group StartUpAus.
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